Did you know Swara Bhasker and Minissha Lamba were classmates in college?

Jun 02, 2018, 14:40 IST
  • Did you know Swara Bhasker and Minissha Lamba were classmates in college?

    Swara Bhasker was born on April 9th, 1988 to Telugu-speaking Indian Navy officer Chitrapu Uday Bhaskar and Bihari native Ira Bhaskar in Delhi. Her mother was a professor of cinema studies in Jawaharlal Nehru University and her maternal grandmother hailed from Varanasi

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  • Did you know Swara Bhasker and Minissha Lamba were classmates in college?

    Swara Bhasker did her schooling from Sardar Patel Vidyalaya in Delhi, where she spent her formative years and subsequently studied English literature at Delhi University's Miranda House. Future Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba was her classmate there. Swara mastered in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University

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  • Did you know Swara Bhasker and Minissha Lamba were classmates in college?

    Before foraying into filmdom, Swara Bhasker was associated with N. K. Sharma's Act One theater group in Delhi. After shifting to Mumbai in 2008, she made her acting debut the following year with Madholal Keep Walking. The film was screened at the 33rd Cairo International Film Festival but failed to live up to expectations at the box-office

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    Swara Bhasker then played a supporting role in the 2010 drama Guzaarish. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the film starred Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in lead roles and dealt with a paraplegic man (Hrithik appealing the court for mercy killing

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    Swara Bhasker then appeared in The Untitled Kartik Krishnan Project, which was touted as India's first mumblecore film. It was a thriller directed by Srinivas Sunderraja, filmed entirely in black and white and made on a budget of Rs 40,000 and was also screened at the Transilvania International Film Festival. Both films were box-office failures, which did little to get her noticed

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  • Did you know Swara Bhasker and Minissha Lamba were classmates in college?

    Swara Bhasker achieved fame with the 2011 film Tanu Weds Manu, which starred Kangana Ranaut and Madhavan in lead roles. Swara essayed Payal, the best friend of lead actress Kangana. She received praise for her performance and also several award nominations including the Best Supporting Actress conferred by the Filmfare Awards

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  • Did you know Swara Bhasker and Minissha Lamba were classmates in college?

    Swara Bhasker next played the lead in the 2013 film Listen... Amaya, which saw yesteryear actors Farooq Shaik and Deepti Naval reuniting on screen after 28 years. The film earned positive reviews from critics and was also the last film starring Shaikh, who passed away a few months after its release. She played Naval's on-screen daughter in the film, who becomes insecure about her mother's budding relationship with an older man

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  • Did you know Swara Bhasker and Minissha Lamba were classmates in college?

    SwaraBhaskerhad another successful outing in2013,when she starred alongside Sonam Kapoor, Dhanush and Abhay Deol in the romantic drama Raanjhanaa, which was one of the highest-grossing Bollywoodfilmof the year. She received widespread critical acclaim for her role as Bindiya and a second nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. Swara's releases following Raanjhanaa the same year, namely Aurangzeb and Sabki Bajegi Band were unsuccessful. She achieved moderate success in 2014 with Machli Jal Ki Rani Hai

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  • Did you know Swara Bhasker and Minissha Lamba were classmates in college?

    Swara Bhasker reprised her role as Payal in the 2015 film Tanu Weds Manu Returns, which was a sequel to Tanu Weds Manu starring R Madhavan and Kangana Ranaut. The film was a critical and commercial success and ranks among the highest-grossing Indian films. Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, another 2015 outing starring Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor was also successful. Despite receiving mixed reviews the Sooraj Barjatya film was a box-office hit with critics lauding her performance

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  • Did you know Swara Bhasker and Minissha Lamba were classmates in college?

    Swara Bhasker played a small role in X: Past Is Present, which was a collaborative bilingual directed by 11 filmmakers. She featured in Nalan Kumarasamy's segment Summer Holiday, as a woman who seduces a young boy played by Anshuman Jha so her husband can rape him. The film received mixed reviews but her performance was praised

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    Swara Bhasker starred in Ashwini Iyer Tiwari's comedy drama Nil Battey Sannata (2016), in which she essayed the role of a mother to a teenage girl. The film produced by Aanand L Rai, showed Bhasker as a Chanda Sahay, a high-school drop-out household maid and single mother of a sullen young girl played by Ria Shukla, who ends up becoming a student along with her daughter. She was awarded with the Best Actress trophy at the Silk Road International Film Festival for her performance

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    In 2017, Swara Bhasker starred in Anaarkali of Aarah, in which she played the lead role of a small-town erotic folk dancer in Arrah in Bihar. The story revolves around her confrontation with a vice chancellor played by Sanjay Mishra. She was nominated for Best Actress (Critics) her performance at 63rd Filmfare Awards

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    On the small screen, Swara Bhasker hosted Shyam Benegal's television mini-series Samvidhaan, which was based on the making of the Indian Constitution. It aired on Rajya Sabha TV from March 2014 to May 2014. She appeared as a guest on the Pakistani TV comedy show, Mazaaq Raat which was aired in April 2015, while on a trip to Lahore, Pakistan

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    Swara Bhasker made her digital debut with the web series It’s Not That Simple, which also stars stars Vivan Bhatena, Akshay Oberoi and Karanveer Mehra. It is directed by Danish Aslam, famous for helming films like Break Ke Baad, Salaam Namaste, Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic

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    Swara Bhasker's upcoming film Veere Di Wedding, which releases on June 1st, will see her reuniting on-screen with frequent co-star Sonam Kapoor Ahuja. Directed by Shashanka Ghosh, the film also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Shikha Talsania and Sumeet Vyas. It is being touted as Bollywood first major chick flick

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    Swara Bhasker has also completed shooting for Abbas Tyrewala's upcoming film Mango. The comedy drama also stars Chandan Roy Sanyal and Monali Thakur. Tyrewala, a screenwriter made his debut as a director with a breezy romantic comedy, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na

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